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Aug 18, 2013 10:00am PDT
practice. >>> welcome. i'm deborah potter, sitting in for bob abernethy. thank you for joining us. there was widespread condemnation this week of the massive escalation of violence in egypt, where military forces cracked down on supporters of ousted president mohammed morsi. more than 600 people were killed and several thousand were injured. the largest muslim advocacy group in the united states, the council on american islamic relations, urged president obama to cut off military aid to egypt. >>> israel released 26 palestinian prisoners this week as peace talks resumed in jerusalem. the second round of talks began despite israel's announcement that it plans to build more than a thousand new housing units in disputed areas, including east jerusalem. u.n. secretary general ban-ki moon, visiting the west bank, called the new settlement activity troubling and warned it could make a two-state solution impossible. >>> attorney general eric holder proposed major reforms this week to the country's prison system. under new justice department rules, some non-violent drug offenders will no
Aug 11, 2013 8:30am EDT
much of it should we report back. what should we tell people. how are they going to use the information. >> the problem we're having now is there are no guidelines to say what should be reported back. who should be tested, who shouldn't be tested. >> who should be told. >> who should be told about this information, exactly. we're very good at diagnosing and not so great at treating genetic disorders or preventing things from happening later in life. but i think knowledge is powerful and having information can in the short-term affect parental decisions, reproductive decisions, it can affect lifestyle choices later on. >> there's already been examples of people who have been tested, seen a predisposition to diabetes and starts to immediately get screened for it. and find that you know, find out that they have diabetes much earlier. that can save many dollars in health care costs because you can start, you can treat things before they become bad. >> scientists say for diseases diagnosed early and then treated, sequencing can indeed save lives. but should doctors tell parents w
Aug 21, 2013 8:30am EDT
, no le ponen sal, el queso estÁ salado. >>> depende el queso que uses. >>> como dije que les gustaba el chicharrÓn otra capita. >>> se pueden comer estas? >>> le vamos a agregar. >>> se me hizo agua la boca. >>> nuestra salsa favorita, a base de tomates, chile. cebolla, ajo, cilantro, y rodajitas de aguacate encima. mire quÉ rico. >>> ay papÁ. >>> esperese, si supieran quÉ rico huele aquÍ, no manchen. >>> me lo puedo comer? >>> es facilito, las recetas en "despierta amÉrica." com. y entren a uvideos tenemos consejos de esta servidora. >>> "sordomulo", quiere taco? >>> sÍ. dale al taco. >>> cÓmo le va chente. >>> quiÉn hizo esto tan rico? >>> cÓmo va? >>> cÓmo vamos, bien? >>> bien. >>> por dÓnde empieza. >>> mire quÉ sopa tan rica. >>> espereme. >>> mire. los deditos. >>> se puede comer? >>> no. >>> oigan, me informan en este momento, obviamente estamos en vivo, parece que hubo un temblor en mÉxico. obviamente satcha pretto nos tendrÁ noticias al respecto, esperamos que no sea de alarmar, las oraciones con la gente de mÉxico. >>> estuve la semana pasada se acuerdan, t
Aug 25, 2013 10:00am PDT
is a term i have used, and i do believe it is true. >>> major funding for "religion and ethics newsweekly" is provided by the lilly endowment, an indianapolis based private family foundation dedicated to its founders' interest in religion, community development, and education. additional funding also provided by mutual of america, designing customized individual and group retirement products. that's why we're your retirement company. and the corporation for public broadcasting. >>> welcome. i'm fred de sam lazaro sitting in for bob be aer thety. thank you for joining us. religion groups are among those marking the 50th anniversary of the march on washington with a series of events held throughout the country. at an interfaith service at the mount airy baptist church in washington, a diverse group of clergy said they must continue to fight inequality. >> we will never be satisfied with the injustice of our land. we will never be complacent until all have equal rights. >> through the work of our hands this week and beyond shall we pass that light from hand to hand, from heart to
Aug 11, 2013 10:00am PDT
you for joining us, muslims around the world celebrated the end of ramadan, with eid al-fitr, one of their most important holidays. the festival was observed with special prayers and elaborate feasts to break the month-long daytime fasting. but in some area, the holiday was marred with continued violence and threats of violence. fighting continued in syria, where civilians prayed for an end to the conflict. meanwhile, syrian friends of a prominent italian priest, father paolo delalio confirmed that he been abducted. he went missing as he tried to mediate a rift between kurds and islamists. widespread calls for his release. and the renewed calls for the release of two orthodox archbishops kidnapped in syria 100 days ago. there's been no information about their whereabouts and church leaders say they're frustrated by the lack of international attention. >>> the temporary closing because of terror threats of 19 u.s. embassies across the middle east, africa and asia this week highlighted the complex nature of diplomatic work in some of the world's major hot spots. among the challenges, c
Aug 4, 2013 10:00am PDT
abernethy. thank you for joining us. >>> interfaith leaders offered prayers and support as israeli and palestinian negotiators came to washington this week to open the first middle east peace talks in years. state department officials say they will negotiate for at least nine months. there are many tough issues on the table, including jewish settlements, the return of palestinian refugees, and the status of jerusalem. >>> meanwhile, the state department has just launched a project that could help. christian ethicist and wesley theological seminary professor shaun casey is heading a new office that will try to engage religious leaders and the faith community in u.s. foreign policy. >>> widespread international concern this week over the disappearance of a prominent italian priest inside syria. father paolo dall' oglio lived in syria for three decades and promoted interfaith dialogue at an ancient monastery there. the syrian government exiled him last year because of his support for the opposition. dall'oglio had reportedly returned to help those affected by the fighting. some sources sa
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